Barbecue chicken is one of my favorite go-to recipes. It’s just so delicious but also somehow easy! These leftover bbq chicken recipes can help you put an easy meal on the dinner table!
However, my favorite part about cooking BBQ chicken is that you can use it again for your leftovers. It’s super versatile, so you can use it any way you like to get the best results.
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BBQ chicken’s smoky flavor and tender texture make it the ideal filling for sandwiches, wraps, or burritos. It’s even an excellent topping for salads!
While BBQ chicken tends to be more moist thanks to the sauce, it can dry out if heated for too long. Once you have your perfectly-heated chicken, you can make everything from stews to sliders!
Best of all, your leftover BBQ chicken will be more than home in the nacho topping.
These super simple sliders are a great way to use leftover chicken, BBQ or not. The bacon adds a deliciously salty kick to cut through the sweet smokiness of the barbecue.
I love using BBQ chicken on top of salads because it tastes amazing, even though it’s healthy!
Whip this recipe for a quick and easy work lunch the next day. Don’t forget to add your favorite barbecue sauce and some Monterey jack cheese to make it even more delicious.
Since this recipe already calls for cooked chicken, it’s super easy to incorporate your leftovers.
Paired with the smoky BBQ flavor on your leftover chicken, the buffalo sauce will create a bold and punchy taste you’ll quickly become addicted to.
The moist, tender, flaky chicken on top of cheesy nachos is a study in delicious contrasts.
Baked sandwiches are a staple in Hawaii, with ingredients from all over the food pyramid showing up in the recipes.
The pineapple and BBQ flavors go beautifully together! If you loved the Hawaiian flavors here, you will enjoy these other delicious Hawaiian recipes!
You cut this recipe’s preparation time in half by using leftover BBQ chicken breasts.
Trust me, this BBQ chicken pizza tastes out of this world.
This casserole is the perfect back to school meal for busy weeknights!
Black grapes, BBQ chicken, and pesto might sound strange, but they all balance each other out. Combined with a generous dusting of cheese, they promise a super good meal.
This super simple skillet is a great weeknight meal. It only uses one pan, so you don’t have to worry about doing oodles of dishes once you’ve eaten your fill. Plus, the potato-chicken combo is so tasty!
You can use this flatbread recipe in many other ways. Keep it in your back pocket for all your leftover lunch needs.
Chopped salads are so tasty and so simple especially when you use a leftover protein like BBQ chicken!
The smoky flavor of the chicken will be an ideal companion to the vegetables in this salad. Tweak the recipe to suit your unique tastes and create a signature chopped salad.
If you’re making a family dinner, this is an excellent opportunity to get the kids involved in the cooking.
Use your leftover BBQ chicken to create a quick and easy chicken parmesan casserole. The added flavor from the BBQ only makes it better!
Whip up a delicious, healthy dinner in almost no time.
This pasta would be best served along side a simple lettuce salad!
Warm your stomach and your soul with this delicious leftover chicken soup recipe.
Since the chicken simmers in a pot of broth, this healthy fall soup recipe keeps it moist and delicious even as it soaks up the flavors of the soup.
Serve your chicken cakes with a side of your favorite vegetables for a simple family dinner.
Thanks to the tasty sauce, the casserole will keep your chicken moist while it cooks.
The added element of BBQ basting gives this pie a unique flavor. Serve with mashed potatoes and gravy, or enjoy on its own.
Pepper your broth with leftover BBQ chicken to give it a well-deserved smoky kick.
They had to make do! Luckily for us, this meant they invented one of the most delicious recipes there is.
This curry might taste like it took hours to make, but it actually comes together in just under an hour. What better meal for a weeknight feast?
This recipe blows our previous conceptions about sandwiches out of the water, proving that leftover chicken between two slices of bread can be more than the sum of its parts.
Bring this tasty sandwich idea with you to work for lunch.
Keep this recipe in your back pocket for those days when you need something warm, comforting, and easy to make.
Finally, a fricassee is an excellent way to use up your leftover chicken. This one-pot wonder calls for turkey, but the recipe works just as well with chicken.
Simmered in sauce, the chicken stays moist and delicious without drying out! It’s the ideal leftover chicken recipe.
- 1. BBQ Chicken Nachos
- 2. Chicken Bacon Ranch Sliders
- 3. BBQ Chicken Salad
- 4. Chicken Rissoles
- 5. Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese
- 6. Barbecue Pulled Chicken Nachos
- 7. Baked Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches
- 8. BBQ Chicken Quesadillas
- 9. BBQ Chicken Pizza
- 10. BBQ Chicken Casserole
- 11. Chicken Pesto Pizza with Black Grapes
- 12. BBQ Chicken Tater Tot Skillet
- 13. Barbecue Chicken Flatbread
- 14. BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad
- 15. Barbecue Chicken Pizza with Mustard Green Pesto
- 16. Chicken Parmesan Casserole
- 17. Leftover Chicken Pasta
- 18. Chicken Soup
- 19. Chicken Cakes
- 20. Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
- 21. Chicken Pot Pie with Puff Pastry
- 22. Chicken Bone Broth Soup
- 23. Chicken Shepherd’s Pie
- 24. Chicken Curry
- 25. Chicken Sandwich
- 26. Chicken Vegetable Soup
- 27. Fricassee
- Scroll up to get a bunch of easy, yummy, and delicious recipes. Don't be afraid to get creative with the ingredients, you might discover a flavor you didn't know you liked.
- Get your shopping list going and make sure you've got all the ingredients.
- Get cooking and make your next Leftover BBQ Chicken Recipe!
Which one of these recipes was your favorite? Let me know in the comment section or on Pinterest!